<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Tech News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/tech http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:41:57 -0800 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:41:57 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Newsweek Criticized for Silicon Valley Cover]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:19:30 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Newsweek+sexism+in+tech+cover.jpg
Newsweek's latest cover story has social media in a frenzy over a provocative cover illustration. Billed by Newsweek as a report of the "sordid, shocking and systemic" sexism in the Northern California...

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<![CDATA[Instagram Down for a 2nd Time This Week]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 06:15:21 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/158539421.jpg
The photo-centric social media site Instagram was down Wednesday night, just two days after it suffered a similar outage.

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<![CDATA["Room" – Inside a Tesla – Offered on Airbnb]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:44:23 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/164*120/teslamain.JPG
Your home away from home in could come with a lithium ion battery... and four doors and a steering wheel.

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<![CDATA[Apple Promotes MLK Day Volunteerism]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 07:06:15 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/8-22-2013-MLK-on-MEET-THE-PRESS.jpg
Apple is defending its policy on Martin Luther King Day, which will be observed nationally on Monday Jan. 19, after a Silicon Valley media blog called out the company for not making it a paid holiday.

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<![CDATA[Feds Partner With Facebook, Bing For Amber Alerts]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:41:58 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/211*120/Facebook-generic-1.jpg
Facebook and the federal government announced that they are working together to fight child abduction. Get ready to see an Amber Alert pop up in your news feed.

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<![CDATA[Evolving Car Tech on Display at CES]]> Wed, 07 Jan 2015 15:22:17 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/driverless-car.jpg
The largest show of its kind is not a revolution, but an evolution of technology.]]>
<![CDATA[Sony Set to Release New High Quality Sound Walkman]]> Wed, 07 Jan 2015 10:10:43 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ZX2_close_up.jpg
Is the Walkman back? Sony has unveiled a new Walkman that it says will deliver a "pure sound quality for a more authentic, emotionally involving musical experience." But that experience will cost you.

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<![CDATA[First LG Phone with New Snapdragon Processor]]> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 07:57:11 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/LG-Flex-phone-010515.jpg
LG Electronics unveiled the first phone to have Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 processor at its heart.
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<![CDATA[All About That Bass: Music at CES]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 23:43:09 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/IMG_2038_speaker.JPG
Amazing sound, and the price is dropping.

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<![CDATA[Lending Club, Zendesk, GoPro On List of Top IPOs]]> Sat, 03 Jan 2015 08:02:25 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP604453903069.jpg
Biotech firms accounted for most of the IPO activity in the Bay Area in 2014, but the biggest gains came from other firms.

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<![CDATA[PlayStation, Xbox LIVE Seem Vulnerable After Hack]]> Fri, 26 Dec 2014 18:18:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/452458923.jpg
Gamers and console users were left with much to desire of Sony and Microsoft after a cyber attack shut down their online gaming networks Christmas Day, with some users still having issues Friday.

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<![CDATA[Minecraft Creator Outbids Jay-Z For $70M Home]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:57:13 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*160/52_104_fbc455ce9dee11e2b74c22000a9f14277.jpg
Creator of the world's best-selling computer game wins competition with Jay-Z and Beyonce for title for massive Beverly Hills home.

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<![CDATA[LA Taxis May Get Apps as Ride-Shares Get LAX Nod]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:44:31 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/generic+traffic+taxi+vg.jpg
Riders will notice changes as a result of initiatives by the city of LA to "level the playing field" in the competition between traditional taxi cabs and upstart ride share companies.

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<![CDATA[Experts: WWIII Looks Like Sony Hack]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:03:12 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/N6P-SONY-KOREA-HACK-PKG---03282609.jpg
The term “cyber warfare” has been thrown around for years, with security experts wondering what the effects of a damaging cyber attack might look like. Now we know: a Hollywood studio left paralyzed, and...

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<![CDATA[New App to Detail Wait Times at Border]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:44:33 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/border+wait+times.jpg
The new app will give users wait time information at various points of entry.]]>
<![CDATA[Odd Google Searches That Trended in 2014]]> Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:21:17 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/453920462.jpg
Google has released its 2014 list of its most common search requests. Many popular searches weren't surprising, like The World Cup international football competition, comedian Robin Williams, and the Disney...

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<![CDATA[Mobile App Helps Diagnose Ear Infections]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:01:00 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/1209-2014-Cellscope.jpg
Need help checking for an infection? There's a tool and app for that. San Francisco based Cellscope created the “Oto” to help you get a remote diagnosis from a doctor fast.

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<![CDATA[Thousands Confess to "Criming While White"]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 11:31:06 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/USDprotest-1205.jpg
University of San Diego students marched Thursday in protest of recent grand jury decisions in Ferguson, Missouri and New York concerning the killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

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<![CDATA[Police: iPhone Thief Takes Selfies, Uploads Them to Victim’s Cloud]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 08:10:56 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/stockton-selfie.jpg
Stockton police are looking for thief they say has been documenting his crime by taking selfies on a stolen iPhone.

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<![CDATA[Google Goes Big In LA, Gobbles Up 12 Acres In Playa Vista]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 08:10:28 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/453920462.jpg
Google buys 12 acres in Playa Vista for $120 million -- and is also going to lease the hangar of legendary reclusive aviator Howard Hughes.

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<![CDATA["Doorman" Keeps Online Orders Safe]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:42:56 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/1125-2014-Doorman.jpg
A San Francisco start-up wants to make sure you never miss a package again, or have one stolen off your doorstep. Doorman delivers boxes and envelopes to your door, when you are home.

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<![CDATA[E-Cigarettes May Be Giving You Malware]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:03:13 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/E+Cigarette+486477989.jpg
Reports suggest the devices may be responsible for harming your computer when plugged in directly to a computer to charge.

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<![CDATA[3-D Printing Gives Chance to Little Girl Born With Heart Defect ]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:31:49 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/195*120/11-24-14_Heart-Defect-Surgery-Hensel.JPG
Esther Perez was born with heart defects that could have taken her young life, but thanks to a series of breakthrough procedures at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, the now-14-month-old little girl is...]]>
<![CDATA[7 Tech Trends for 2015]]> Fri, 02 Jan 2015 21:53:59 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP836878317132.jpg
Will 2015 be the year of wearable tech? The long-awaited Apple Watch will be making its debut in early 2015 and consumers will be able to get their hands on newly available 3D printers to make food and...

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